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Democrat Buttigieg targets mental illness, addiction in new plan

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent one million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on F...

Democrat Buttigieg targets mental illness, addiction in new plan

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Democrat Buttigieg unveils plan to fight racism in America Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana - whose campaign has been dogged by accusations of systemic racism in his city as he struggles to gain support from African-American voters - on Thursday announced a p...
18:13, 07/11/2019

Democrat Buttigieg unveils healthcare plan for rural Americans, tribes Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a healthcare plan on Friday to provide coverage to all rural Americans and Native American tribes, where mortality and illness rates are higher than in U.S. cities....
15:26, 08/09/2019

Democrat Buttigieg unveils plan to raise pay, expand worker protections Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a plan on Friday to raise wages and strengthen the rights of American workers, including "gig economy" workers such as Uber drivers, and fast-food employees....
15:52, 07/26/2019

Democrat Buttigieg unveils $80 billion plan to bring internet to all rural Americans Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled an ambitious plan on Tuesday to transform the economy of rural America, including spending $80 billion to provide high-speed internet and $50 billion over a decade to help farmers combat clima...
17:26, 08/13/2019

Democrat Buttigieg announces minority-focused small business investment plan Joining several other Democrats targeting black voters this weekend with economic proposals, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg released a policy on Sunday aimed at helping minorities start businesses....
20:26, 07/07/2019

Democrat Buttigieg proposes expanded national service plan to unify country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is proposing a massive expansion of national service programs in a bid to help unify Americans and bring people from different backgrounds together....
12:52, 07/03/2019

Pete Buttigieg unveils mental health plan that includes $100B investment Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a mental health care plan Friday that includes dedicating $100 billion to a community innovation grant program....
19:13, 08/23/2019

Our smartphone addiction isn’t just bad for our mental health, it’s a security risk We’ve all had the “smartphone conversation.” The one about our unhealthy obsession and inability to put phones down. This fear is legitimized by research, showing that we spend approximately one third of our waking hours on our mobile devices – just ...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Amy Klobuchar Proposes $100 Billion for Addiction and Mental Health Ms. Klobuchar said she was making addiction, including alcoholism and the opioid crisis, an early focus of her campaign in part because of her experience with her father’s alcoholism....
13:26, 05/03/2019

Mental illness: is there really a global epidemic? As the Guardian launches a series looking into the extent of the global mental health challenge, we examine the issue, how it is treated and the myths surrounding it There are dozens of different kinds of mental illness, from common disorders that af...
13:52, 06/03/2019

When Mental Illness Is Your Family Heirloom You know that scene in My Cousin Vinny where Vinny’s girlfriend, Mona Lisa Vito, played by Marissa Tomei, testifies in court as an “expert witness” on cars? When opposing counsel condescendingly asks how a sweet little lady like herself—a hairdresser...
17:13, 05/15/2019

Video game addiction now classified as mental health disorder TUCSON – Whether it is Madden, Mario or Fortnite, it is pretty typical for kids to play some kind of video game. Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) officially recognized video game addiction as a mental health disorder. WHO recogniz...
15:39, 06/06/2019

Video game addiction is officially considered a mental disorder, WHO says The World Health Organization, or WHO, made video game addiction an official disorder in which recurrent gaming causes negative consequences.        ...
20:52, 05/28/2019

Video game addiction is officially a mental health disorder Experts are finally recognizing what parents of “Fortnight” fans have long feared. The World Health Organization has officially added video game addiction — characterized by “a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behavior̶...
01:52, 05/29/2019

Samantha Bee: 'Being a racist monster isn't a mental illness' Late-night hosts address further fallout from last weekend’s mass shootings – calling for action and calling out TrumpIt’s been mere days since the back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that killed 31 people last weekend, a...
02:39, 08/09/2019

Books of The Times: Mental Illness Is All in Your Brain — or Is It? Anne Harrington’s “Mind Fixers” traces the history of attempts to establish the biology of mental illnesses — which have led to repeated frustration....
19:39, 04/28/2019

From Schizophrenia to Megalomania, Three New Books on Mental Illness A short list of books includes a personal memoir about a family’s struggle with schizophrenia, a history of psychiatry and an exploration of how tyrants think....
23:52, 06/28/2019

The Dangers of Linking Gun Violence and Mental Illness After repeated exposure to a piece of information, people will start assuming it’s true, whether or not it actually is, simply because they’ve heard it so many times. Familiarity and repetition can overcome rationality, a phenomenon psych...
23:52, 08/08/2019

Bolsanaro stabber absolved for reasons of mental illness Judge rules to convert Adélio Bispo de Oliveira’s detention to internment in state medical facilityA man who stabbed the then Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in the torso last year has been absolved after a judge ruled he was mentally...
00:13, 06/16/2019

Judge absolves Bolsonaro attacker because of mental illness A judge in Brazil has absolved the man who stabbed then-presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro in his torso last year, citing his mental illness and ordering him held indefinitely in a prison mental institution...
07:00, 06/15/2019

President Trump Says He’ll Focus on Mental Illness, Not Gun Control President Donald Trump says that in the wake of two mass shootings in Ohio and Texas this month that he wants to focus on mental illness to prevent mass gun violence, not gun control. Trump told supporters at a rally in New Hampshire that he wants to...
16:26, 08/16/2019

Navy vet walks across country for homelessness, mental illness Armed with only a backpack and walking stick, an upstate ex-Navy man trekked 2,866 miles across the country on foot to raise money for veterans — braving snowstorms, shedding toenails and hearing from comrades-in-arms along the way. Former Navy...
03:13, 08/26/2019

Mental illness affects a fifth of people living in war zones One in five people in war zones has depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, with many suffering severe forms of these mental illnesses....
01:39, 06/12/2019

Mass shootings and mental illness in America. Inside the debate As Americans reel from a weekend punctured by two mass shootings and at least 33 lives lost, the issue of whether the tragedies were a product of access to firearms, unchecked mental illness or miscellaneous factors has again caused a schism among la...
19:26, 08/08/2019

What Research Shows About the Alleged Link Between Mental Illness and Gun Violence "Mental illness and hate pulls the trigger, not the gun," President Trump said. But the connection between mental illness and gun violence is less clear....
13:26, 08/06/2019

Texas shooter bought gun in private sale, after ban due to mental illness: ABC The gunman who killed seven people and wounded 23 others in a rampage across West Texas on Saturday obtained the assault-style rifle used through a private sale after he was banned from having a firearm because he was diagnosed with a mental illness,...
02:52, 09/04/2019

Rise of mental illness worldwide tied to austerity, inequality Austerity, income inequality and job insecurity are leading to a global rise in mental illness, according to a new United Nations report. Dr. Dainius Pūras, the U.N.’s special rapporteur on health, told The Guardian that world governments should look...
22:39, 06/26/2019

Youth with chronic physical ailments more prone to mental illness (Reuters Health) - Children and young adults with chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, and ADHD may be more likely to develop mental illness than youth who don't have physical health problems, a U.S. study suggests....
23:52, 06/21/2019

Sydney stabbing suspect suffers from mental illness: lawyer A man accused of killing a young Australian woman and wounding another in a stabbing rampage in downtown Sydney this week suffers from mental illness, providing grounds for defense against murder charges, his lawyer said on Saturday....
09:13, 08/17/2019

Electric brain stimulation may help people with severe mental illness For people with mental illness, focusing attention over long periods of time, distinguishing between two different things and processing information can be a challenge...
01:13, 08/17/2019

Democrat Buttigieg discusses being part of first gay couple in the White House U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday he does not believe the fact that he is gay and married to another man will hurt him with America's voters....
03:39, 06/04/2019

Trump Ramps Up Dangerous Rhetoric About Mental Illness After Mass Shootings Donald Trump is not equipped to solve the epidemic of massive gun violence in our society. This is evidenced by how Trump’s responded to most acts of violence in this country, but also in what he’s suggesting as the country continues to reel from the...
21:39, 08/16/2019

Trump says mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton are a 'mental illness problem' The president said he would make a statement on the shootings Monday. Trump said he has spoken to FBI Director Christopher Wray, Attorney General William Barr and members of Congress....
14:13, 08/05/2019

Mental illness risk is higher among domestic abuse survivors, study says Women who suffer domestic violence have almost three times the risk of developing serious mental health challenges, according to a new study from Britain....
22:52, 06/07/2019

How Stack Up uses video games to save veterans from mental illness and suicide Stack Up helps veterans and active military personnel deal with mental illness and suicide by providing video games. Stephen Machuga founded it in 2015.Read More...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Trump Condemns White Supremacy, Focuses On Combating Mental Illness President Donald Trump urged the nation Monday to condemn bigotry and white supremacy after a pair of mass shootings and focused on combating mental illness over new gun-control measures in remarks......
04:39, 08/06/2019

GOP Sen. Scott says laws to combat mass shootings should focus on mental illness WASHINGTON (NBC News) — Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., Sunday called on Congress to use Florida’s response to the 2018 mass shooting at a high school in Parkland as a model to address gun violence. A day after a gunman in West Texas killed at least seven p...
08:52, 09/03/2019

Democrat Buttigieg: stop 'endless war,' return to Iran nuclear deal Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless wars" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and vowed to return the United States to the Iran nuclear deal scrapped by Republican President Donald Trump....
19:13, 06/11/2019

Democrat Buttigieg cancels campaign events after South Bend shooting Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, canceled campaign events on Monday to return to his city after a fatal shooting by a police officer, his campaign said....
21:26, 06/17/2019

Black Man Walked With Rope by Mounted Police Has Mental Illness, According to Family: ‘They Don’t Care to Know the Whole Story’ Family members of Donald Neely, the 43-year-old homeless man who was handcuffed and led by a rope by two white Galveston, Texas, officers on horseback last weekend, said he has struggled with mental illness for years—and that his condition was well d...
14:13, 08/09/2019

Trump condemns white supremacy, focuses on combating mental illness over new gun control measures The president made a similar call to strengthen background checks after a mass shooting last year at a Florida school and has since threatend to veto bills passed by House Democrats seeking to do so....
16:39, 08/05/2019

Trump blames mental illness, video games and social media for mass shootings Donald Trump has blamed America's latest mass shootings on video games, mental illness and social media, after 31 people died in attacks in Texas and Ohio over the weekend....
23:00, 08/05/2019

Trump condemns white supremacy, focuses on combating mental illness over new gun-control measures The president made a similar call to strengthen background checks after a mass shooting last year at a Florida school and has since threatend to veto bills passed by House Democrats seeking to do so....
06:13, 08/06/2019

Sigma's New 'Asylum' Skin Raises Concerns About Overwatch's Handling Of Mental-Illness Tropes Overwatch’s newest hero, Sigma, was introduced to the world on a gurney. Though the video was purposefully non-linear, Sigma had suffered a mental breakdown after attempting to harness the power of a black hole. He hollered half-coherently while bein...
13:52, 08/03/2019

Black Man Walked With Rope by Mounted Police Has Mental Illness, According to Family: 'They Don't Care to Know the Whole Story' Family members of Donald Neely, the 43-year-old homeless man who was handcuffed and led by a rope by two white Galveston, Texas, officers on horseback last weekend, say he has struggled with mental illness for years—and that his condition was well do...
02:39, 08/09/2019

Exclusive: Trump shares plans to combat homelessness and mental illness in interview with Tucker Carlson President Trump sat down with Fox News host Tucker Carlson for an exclusive interview during his time in Japan for the G20 summit and shared his plans to combat rising homelessness and mental illness in America. ...
04:39, 07/02/2019

Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defense Department officials....
17:52, 05/16/2019

Buttigieg Proposes National Service Programs for Climate Change and Mental Health Buttigieg proposed an expansion of voluntary national service to 250,000 Americans in the short term, offering access to student debt relief programs....
12:13, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractors, saying the industry has become too close to Defense Department officials....
17:52, 05/16/2019

Trump administration targets mental health institutions as answer to gun violence When back-to-back mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, jolted the nation earlier this month, Trump again spoke of "building new facilities'' for the mentally ill...
13:26, 08/30/2019

Every 2020 Democrat's Plan to Fix the Housing Crisis Over the weekend, Bernie Sanders teased a $2.5 trillion housing plan, which, among other things, promises to establish a national rent control standard and make significant investments in affordable housing. Like Sanders, several other Democratic can...
00:26, 09/17/2019

Democrat Says Bevin Needs More Votes For Pension Plan FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Kentucky Democrat is questioning whether Gov. Matt Bevin has enough votes to pass his pension reform plan. Just last week an aide to Bevin said the governor’s plan had enough votes to pass in a special session ...
16:26, 06/25/2019

Pete Buttigieg echoes JFK with service plan Drawing on the idealism of former President John F. Kennedy, Peter Buttigieg is asking Americans what they can do for their country — through national service. Navy vet Buttigieg, one of a number of Democratic presidential candidates stumping through...
10:39, 07/04/2019

'Stranger Things' star David Harbour: Blaming shootings on mental illness is 'cowardly' "Stranger Things" star David Harbour shared his own experience with mental illness on Twitter, saying, "I am a card carrying member."        ...
01:26, 08/09/2019

Democrat Klobuchar announces plan to help U.S. teachers and students Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar rolled out a plan on Friday to provide additional resources for America's public school teachers and students as she and her rivals seek the support of teachers' unions....
21:52, 07/05/2019

Democrat Booker unveils plan for Americans to age at home Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker was set to unveil a plan on Monday to greatly increase funding for elderly Americans needing long-term health care, and also to increase funding for people who look after them....
12:52, 07/15/2019

Which Democrat has the best climate crisis plan? Compare their scores Environmental groups rate Democrats’ plans and records ahead of CNN’s town hall focusing on the climate crisisDemocrats will pit their climate plans against each other on Wednesday at a seven-hour CNN town hall, as world scientists warn the window is...
22:39, 09/04/2019

Buttigieg pitches plan to fight systemic racism Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg laid out his proposals for the country during a speech at a Chicago event held by a civil rights organization as he looks to build support among black voters. (July 2)       ...
15:13, 07/03/2019

Buttigieg details ‘Douglass Plan’ for black Americans Named after the abolitionist Frederick Douglass, Buttigieg’s plan aims to “dismantle racist structures and systems” in the United States, the presidential hopeful said....
12:13, 07/11/2019

Pete Buttigieg plan would invest $50B in rural America Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a plan Tuesday designed to help rural America grow and innovate, with billions of dollars in federal investments....
01:39, 08/14/2019

Democrat O'Rourke vows to end Trump's trade war with China under new plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a plan on Thursday that would end Republican President Donald Trump's trade war with China, but would also demand that China stop unfair practices such as currency manipulation and corporate es...
01:26, 08/30/2019

Democrat Inslee tries to separate from pack with campaign climate plan Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Friday outlined a plan to achieve 100% clean electricity, zero-emission new vehicles and zero-carbon buildings and retire the U.S. coal power plant fleet by 2030, aiming to position himself as the most aggressive Dem...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils "community-based" immigration plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke proposed a new immigration plan on Wednesday that will allow churches and local communities to sponsor immigrants to the United States in becoming American citizens....
13:13, 05/29/2019

Buttigieg proposes national service plan to help unify the country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to dramatically increase national service opportunities to "reignite a sense of unity in America."...
15:52, 07/03/2019

Democrat Elizabeth Warren unveils sweeping anti-corruption plan Ahead of a major anti-corruption speech in New York City on Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren released an ethics plan that pledges to return the government to the people....
00:26, 09/17/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils voting rights plan to get 35 million more to the polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke issued an ambitious plan on Wednesday to revamp the U.S. voting system by cracking down on voter suppression and getting an additional 35 million people to the ballot box by the 2024 elections....
16:13, 06/05/2019

2020 Democrat hopeful Rep. Tim Ryan pokes holes into 'Medicare for All' plan Quite a few Democrats vying for their party's 2020 presidential nomination are latching on to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All plan, but at least one is pumping the brakes and pointing out the policy's flaws....
22:00, 06/30/2019

Democrat Cory Booker announces plan to protect abortion rights Democratic U.S. Senator Cory Booker on Wednesday announced a series of executive actions he would take to protect abortion rights if he is elected president, as new statewide restrictions have thrust the issue into the 2020 campaign....
17:52, 05/22/2019

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue into his education plan....
20:26, 07/05/2019

Democrat Elizabeth Warren floats plan to empower Native Americans U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Friday unveiled her latest policy plan, which aims to empower Native American tribes through land protection and law enforcement reforms and boost financial support for chronically underfunde...
20:00, 08/16/2019

Jason Chaffetz pans Buttigieg national service plan as 'more big government' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg plan to dramatically increase national service opportunities is just another way to enlarge government and spend more taxpayer money, according to Jason Chaffetz....
07:26, 07/04/2019

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it the old college try....
20:39, 06/03/2019

Democrat Harris unveils plan to lower drug costs, put 'people over profit' Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris unveiled a plan on Tuesday to crack down on pharmaceutical companies which overcharge for prescription drugs, making her the latest 2020 White House candidate to seize on the issue....
12:39, 07/16/2019

Buttigieg releases plan to battle domestic terrorism in wake of shooting massacres In the wake of the dual massacres in El Paso and Dayton, Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday released a comprehensive campaign proposal that he argues will do more to protect Americans from homegrown violence....
03:52, 08/07/2019

Buttigieg, Struggling With Black Voters, Releases Plan to Address Racial Inequities After a fatal shooting prompted scrutiny of his handling of police matters, the South Bend, Ind., mayor put forth new proposals to “dismantle racist structures and systems.’’...
16:52, 07/11/2019

Pete Buttigieg releases rural economy plan ahead of 7th Iowa trip In a push to win over rural voters, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg released a wide-ranging plan Tuesday aimed at reinvigorating rural America, pledging investments in rural entrepreneurship and technological investments....
15:53, 08/13/2019

Pete Buttigieg plan aims to topple economic hurdles for black Americans Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has rolled out a plan he says will help African Americans overcome some of the economic hurdles they face in the United States....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Klobuchar releases $100B substance abuse, mental health plan CHICAGO — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar (KLOH’-buh-shar) has released a plan to spend $100 billion over a decade to improve mental health care and fight substance abuse. It’s an issue the Minnesota senator has faced firs...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Kristen Gillibrand unveils plan to tackle mental health 'crisis' Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand unveiled a plan Tuesday to take on the "mental health crisis" in the United States and remove the stigma that she said has existed for too long....
22:39, 08/20/2019

2020 candidate Pete Buttigieg unveils plan to support unions, temporary workers Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg rolled out a plan Friday that aims to strengthen unionized workers and those in temporary positions, pay transparency and expand protections for farm workers....
12:26, 07/27/2019

Democrat O'Rourke unveils new plan to protect abortion rights as he seeks to halt slide in polls Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled an ambitious plan to protect abortion rights on Tuesday through mobilizing every branch of the U.S government to defend a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy....
07:00, 05/22/2019

Democrats plan Capitol Hill event to put Trump's mental health under fire Democrats are planning to host a Capitol Hill event featuring psychiatrists who will warn that President Trump is unfit for office based on his mental health....
11:39, 06/05/2019

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg pitches $1B plan to restrict guns, fight domestic terrorism Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg laid out a plan Tuesday to fight and prevent domestic terrorism, like the type that emerged in Texas and Ohio last weekend and killed more than 30 people....
20:13, 08/06/2019

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's 'Clean Elections Plan' targets Super PAC money Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has announced a "Clean Elections Plan" she touts as critical in getting other progressive policies passed with less lobbyist interference....
17:39, 05/01/2019

Jay Inslee climate change plan targets 'front lines', $1.2T funding Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee on Monday unveiled his vision for climate change reform, a plan that allocates clean energy spending to the most vulnerable communities....
19:13, 07/29/2019

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg calls for national service plan that offers student debt relief Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg introduced on Wednesday a new plan that provides financial incentives such as student debt relief in exchange for service....
18:13, 07/03/2019

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21:26, 06/05/2019

Trying to quit your phone addiction? There’s an app for that We’re squandering increasing amounts of time distracted by our phones. And that’s taking a serious toll on our mental and physical well-being. Perhaps ironically, software developers themselves have been on the forefront of efforts to solve this prob...
10:26, 06/02/2019

Lily Allen: ‘Sex can still be an addiction’ The musician, 34, on compromising pictures, Piers Morgan, and why she spent time in a psychiatric wardI’m surprised I’m not dead. The music industry was a hedonistic place in the noughties. It was all about having fun and getting fucked up. People wh...
15:52, 06/29/2019

How to Vanquish Your Digital Addiction Analog Week is a strange concept for me. As Lifehacker’s senior technology editor, I’m glued to a screen for most of my day. I’d love to just throw all my gadgets into a drawer and lock them up for a week, but that would be impractical for my job. I ...
20:26, 06/11/2019

Can India kick its coal addiction? A thick dark haze fills the sky above Singrauli, northeast India. Known as the country's coal capital, the district is home to eight coal-fired power plants, producing enough electricity daily to power 16 million homes....
06:52, 07/15/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be concentrated among white patients and people who can pay cash or have private health insurance....
00:52, 05/15/2019

Stories Of Children Affected By Drug Addiction VERSAILLES, Ky. (LEX 18) – Many people from across the country came together to help children whose families are affected by substance abuse. The Blameless Children event was held at Journey Church in Versailles. It was a free family event dedi...
05:39, 06/09/2019

A chilling truth: our addiction to air conditioning must end | Letters Readers respond to Stephen Buranyi’s long read on how air cooling systems burn electricity and fuel global heatingKudos to Stephen Buranyi for drawing attention to the growth of air conditioning worldwide and the accompanying taste for cold in a time...
01:52, 09/02/2019

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
18:39, 05/22/2019

Google I/O: Android Q, smartphone addiction tools Google goes beyond search at its annual Google I/O. On the way, are the next version of Android called Q, with more family friendly tools        ...
20:26, 05/07/2019

Researchers eye brain implant for drug addiction Clinical trials in China using deep brain stimulation may hold the key to treating drug users, literally with the flip of a switch. China is emerging as a hub for this research. The first U.S. trial of DBS for drug addiction could begin in June. (May...
08:13, 05/08/2019

‘SOTC’: Rising From Depths Of Addiction To Help Others In Recovery (LEX 18) — Alex Elswick’s journey could be best be described as a cautionary tale turned inspirational story. It’s important to not, however, that most people don’t come back from the depths of addiction like he did. But that ...
18:26, 05/05/2019

Group To Open Addiction Recovery Center In Appalachia FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A group active in the fight against drug addiction in Kentucky’s largest city is planning to open a regional recovery center in Appalachia. Jennifer Hancock, president and CEO of Volunteers of America Mid-States, says the ...
11:39, 05/15/2019

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to battle addiction KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities as a way to battle addiction but stresses it’s not legalizing drugs. Malaysia harshly penalizes d...
06:52, 06/28/2019

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun out of the company carried out an illegal scheme to boost sales of an opioid addiction treatment....
21:00, 07/11/2019

South Korean internet addiction camp: What is life like there? Newsround has visited South Korea to find out more about internet addiction camps, where young people can go if they have a serious problem with the amount of time that they are spending online....
11:13, 07/08/2019

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard SeymourWe are swimming in writing. Our lives have become, in the words of the author and academic Shoshana Zu...
08:52, 08/23/2019

Target’s same-day deliveries might break my Amazon Prime addiction Enlarge (credit: Shipt) On Thursday, Target unveiled a new same-day ordering feature on its website. For just $9.99, customers can get items delivered to their door in a couple of hours. I gave the service a try on Thursday, and I loved it. It was ...
19:13, 06/14/2019

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its former business Indivior, lifting a cloud that has been hanging over the British company for years....
15:39, 07/11/2019

How the 'Las Vegas of Italy' is kicking its slot machine addiction Once compared to Oxford, the university city of Pavia is now better known for gambling. These activists are fighting to change thatAt the start of this year, Massimo was standing on a bridge “determined to jump off”. The 45-year-old had been struggli...
10:52, 05/08/2019

Sam Taylor-Johnson: ‘I’ve lost people very dear to me through addiction’ The film-maker on adapting James Frey’s controversial rehab memoir A Million Little Pieces, whether she’s still making art and the joy of chickensSince leaving the art world to become a film-maker, Sam Taylor-Johnson has shown impressive range. Her d...
20:39, 08/24/2019

Old habits die hard: Saudi Arabia struggles to end oil addiction When Saudi Aramco was on the verge of a deal last year to buy a stake in an Indian oil refinery, its boss quickly boarded a company jet in Paris and flew to New Delhi....
10:26, 07/25/2019

Your new reality TV addiction? A show about artisanal glass-blowing It’s niche, it’s pretentious and it’s full of cliches. But Netflix’s Blown Away is so hilariously absurd that simply everyone has to see itMasterChef is old hat. The Apprentice has been rendered unpalatable thanks to its tendency to validate genuine ...
20:26, 07/12/2019

Kansas Inmate Will Be Allowed Opioid Addiction Drugs The A.C.L.U. had argued in a lawsuit that if a federal prison kept denying the medication to the inmate, he would “inevitably suffer and possibly die.”...
01:26, 09/12/2019

Punjab Hospital Opens Mobile De-Addiction Centre The mobile de-addiction centre is currently being run by a team of seven members, including a psychiatrist, two pharmacists and three counselors - social, occupational and family counselors...
12:00, 07/12/2019

The Checkup: Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts say....
19:52, 05/20/2019

Children aged five and under at risk of internet addiction – Barnardo's Charity’s report into effects of technology on under-18s warns of threat to mental healthChildren aged five and under are at risk of becoming addicted to the internet in a trend that could damage their mental health, according to Barnardo’s.The chari...
13:52, 06/11/2019

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to combat addiction Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities to battle addiction, but stressed the move is not akin to legalizing narcotics....
18:52, 06/28/2019

HHS proposal gives doctors access to patients' addiction records The Trump administration has proposed a plan to tackle the opioid epidemic by allowing doctors to enter substance abuse treatment into a patient's medical history....
13:13, 08/23/2019

Former NFL, LSU football player rebounds from drug addiction, homelessness to help others Former speedster and wide receiver Eric Smith played at LSU and Scottish Claymores before the Chicago Bears. In recovery, he's giving to others.        ...
18:13, 05/17/2019

The DeanBeat: The gray areas of video game violence and addiction The game industry has focused on countering renewed claims that violent games cause violence, but they should be worried about the gray areas.Read More...
17:39, 08/16/2019

Find Recovery Tools Using Google's Resources on Opioid Addiction This week, the Sackler family and Purdue Pharma, makers of Oxycontin, agreed to at least $12 billion in settlements over the company’s role in the opioid crisis, though without admitting any actual accountability. Roughly half the states and local go...
22:13, 09/13/2019

Dad of accused El Paso shooter is a licensed counselor who battled addiction The father of El Paso shooter Patrick Crusius is a licensed professional counselor who wrote a memoir about his nearly 40-year addiction to drugs and alcohol — and claims he once spoke with Jesus. On his website, Bryan Crusius bills himself as ...
16:13, 08/07/2019

Inside the Elementary School Where Drug Addiction Sets the Curriculum About half of the student body at one Ohio elementary school has witnessed drug use at home. Educators spend time every day teaching the children how to cope....
02:52, 06/13/2019

Your Caffeine or Nicotine Addiction Could Make Your Hospital Stay a Whole Lot Worse A coffee or smoking habit can cause a person some serious trouble if they end up in the hospital, preliminary research suggests. Patients in the intensive care unit often suffer withdrawal symptoms from caffeine and nicotine, it found. Worse still, d...
20:13, 06/03/2019

America's addiction to absurdly fast shipping has a hidden cost Free rush shipping can come with a a cost to the environment — and retailers are doing a careful dance to try to mitigate it without turning customers away....
14:39, 07/15/2019

Woman has 86 skin cancer surgeries, blames tanning ‘addiction’ Here’s a cautionary tale to start your summer. A 43-year-old Tennessee woman claims she’s undergone 86 skin cancer surgeries. She blames tanning beds. “If I could go back and talk to my 17-year-old self, I would tell (her) that skin...
22:13, 05/24/2019

CBD Might Help People Struggling With Opioid Addiction, Small Trial Shows A new study out Tuesday is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might help people struggling with addiction. It found that people with opioid use disorder experienced less symptoms of craving when given cannabidiol, ...
23:13, 05/21/2019

‘SOTC’: Panel Discusses Opioid Addiction Crisis In Kentucky (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” convened a panel to discuss the opioid crisis that is ravaging communities in Kentucky and across America. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, more than 1,400 Kent...
18:26, 05/05/2019

Squirrel rescues and cyst extractions: my descent into YouTube addiction I found myself spending days utterly alone as the hypnotic site became my drug of choiceThe wild elephants turn back to salute the men who have saved their baby from the ditch. They raise their trunks aloft with wondrous grace in a moment shared betw...
08:39, 05/03/2019

Experts say wisdom teeth removal is leading to opioid addiction If you’ve ever had your wisdom teeth removed you know how painful the days immediately following the surgery can be. Over-the-counter painkillers are often not powerful enough to offset the intense aching, and for decades, dentists have prescri...
02:39, 08/23/2019

TikTok Suicide, PUBG Death: Here's How to Fight Digital Addiction Digital addiction is real and it could be as dangerous as drug addiction, warned psychiatrists while outlining practical ways to fight the urge to use gadgets non-stop both among children and adults....
10:52, 06/17/2019

Woman with opioid addiction to get regular methadone treatment in prison A Massachusetts woman will become the first known person to win approval from the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to receive ongoing methadone treatment for her heroin addiction while she serves a sentence in federal prison....
05:52, 06/08/2019

Opioid addiction rising in India as US drugmakers push painkillers As the Indian government loosens its prescription opioid laws after decades of lobbying, the cash-fed healthcare system is ripe for misuseIn the crowded waiting room of Dr Sunil Sagar’s clinic, in the working-class neighborhood of Bhagwanpur Khera, a...
20:13, 08/28/2019

| WATCH | In Ethiopia, a rehab centre takes on khat addiction Yonas Getu Molla started chewing khat as an architecture student, when he and his friends would munch on the leafy stimulant late into the night to help them study....
19:52, 08/28/2019

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media – podcast Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard Seymour• Read the text version here Continue reading......
03:52, 09/17/2019

Playboy model’s skin left rotting from alcohol addiction A Playboy model has revealed how her addiction to booze led to a shocking spiral of drinking vodka 24 hours a day, organ failure and rotting skin. Jessica Landon looked like she was living the dream – an aspiring Hollywood actress partying with...
03:13, 07/26/2019

Workplace masturbator loses arbitration case after claiming sex addiction An arbitrator found that a Canadian company was right to fire a male employee who masturbated loudly in the workplace bathroom — and who tried save his job by arguing that his sex addiction was a disability, according to reports....
04:52, 05/28/2019

Negative Rates, Designed as a Short-Term Jolt, Have Become an Addiction Europe’s central banks haven’t been able to wean the eurozone from cheap money, which distorts economies and leaves little ammunition to cushion the next downturn. “We are on a painkiller, and it’s very hard to get off it.”...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Columbine survivor, addiction speaker died of drug overdose DENVER (AP) — A Colorado coroner has determined a Columbine massacre survivor and addiction recovery advocate died of a drug overdose. The Denver Post reports the Routt County Coroner’s Office says an autopsy determined the death last month of ...
01:52, 06/14/2019

The Duchess Of Cambridge Delivers Impassioned Speech At The First Action On Addiction Gala To make her speech on the valuable work of the charity, of which she has been a patron since 2012, Kate wore a cream off-the-shoulder Barbara Casasola dress and crystal-embellished Jimmy Choos...
15:26, 06/13/2019

FDA Is Going After Kratom, Warning Companies to Stop Selling It for Opioid Addiction and Cancer The Food and Drug Administration is still pressing down hard on kratom—the plant treatment that adherents say has helped them manage their opioid addiction or chronic pain. This week, the agency announced it was sending warning letters to two online ...
08:13, 06/27/2019

MDMA-Assisted Therapy Shows Promise as Treatment for Alcohol Addiction Supplementing psychotherapy with small doses of MDMA could be an effective strategy to prevent relapses of alcohol addiction in patients, an ongoing small clinical trial suggests. The research is yet another example of how scientists and doctors are ...
00:52, 08/20/2019

Trump administration seeks ban on flavored e-cigarettes to combat youth addiction The Trump administration announced plans on Wednesday to remove all flavored e-cigarettes from store shelves in a widening crackdown on vaping, as officials warned that sweet flavors had drawn millions of children into nicotine addiction....
01:52, 09/12/2019

Italy Drafts "No-Mobile-Phone Phobia" Law To Prevent, Treat Addiction Italy's anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) has drafted a law aimed at preventing and treating the rising phenomenon of addiction to mobile phones and computers, particularly among the young....
19:26, 07/22/2019

Purdue Pharma agrees $12bn settlement on opioid addiction cases A drugs firm accused of contributing to an opioid addiction crisis in the US has reached a preliminary agreement to settle lawsuits brought against it....
17:00, 09/12/2019

Google I/O: Cheaper Pixel 3a, Android Q, smartphone addiction tools, Nest Hub Max Google goes beyond search at its annual Google I/O. On the way, are cheaper Pixels, Android Q, with more family friendly tools, Nest Hub        ...
16:00, 05/08/2019

Google puts drug addiction recovery info front and center The opioid epidemic is responsible for tens of thousands of deaths per year. Google hopes to make it easier for the 23 million Americans in recovery to find a support group or find a pharmacy where they can purchase naloxone, the opioid-overdose reve...
09:13, 09/12/2019

Greek suspect blames porn addiction for California scientist’s murder A 27-year-old Greek son of a priest blamed a porn overload for him raping and killing a California scientist who vanished from a conference in Crete, local authorities said. Giannis Paraskakis, who confessed to the murder of 59-year-old Suzanne Eaton...
21:52, 07/17/2019

John Stones aims to feed winning addiction with vibrant England Manchester City man wants new trophy in Nations League and is likely to partner Harry Maguire against NetherlandsJohn Stones says winning trophies is “addictive” but the England defender, who has helped Manchester City claim successive Premier League...
02:00, 06/02/2019

Google I/O: Cheaper Pixels, Android Q, smartphone addiction tools, Nest Hub Max Google goes beyond search at its annual Google I/O. On the way, are cheaper Pixels, Android Q, with more family friendly tools, Nest Hub        ...
20:39, 05/07/2019

FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their products, which contain a drug called kratom, can treat or cure opioid addiction and withdrawal....
23:52, 06/25/2019

Khloe Kardashian Praises Ex Lamar Odom for Sharing the Depths of His Addiction Khloe Kardashian has no problem with Lamar Odom telling his truth. In this clip from Keeping Up With the Kardashians' upcoming 17th season, premiering Sunday, Sept. 8, the Good......
16:26, 08/25/2019

Trump administration proposes easing privacy rules for addiction history The change is seen as helpful for providers who could, for example, unknowingly prescribe a potentially harmful drug, such as opioids, to a patient with an addiction history....
03:52, 08/23/2019

Surrender control and hold them close: What my daughter’s addiction taught me about parenting I knew relapse was part of recovery. But I wanted to know how many times it would take before she could stay clean and I could get a decent night’s sleep again....
21:39, 08/02/2019

FDA warns companies selling kratom products on opioid addiction claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters on Tuesday to two privately held companies for illegally selling unapproved, misbranded drugs containing kratom claiming to cure opioid addiction and withdrawal symptoms....
18:13, 06/25/2019

Red Sox LHP Price leaves in 1st with illness HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price has left his start at Houston due to flu-like symptoms. Price lasted three batters and 15 pitches before leaving with two out in the first inning Saturday night. It was the shortest start of Price...
07:26, 05/26/2019

What Parents Need to Know About the Vaping Illness You’ve likely always suspected that vaping wasn’t the healthiest habit for anyone, let alone teenagers, to pick up. And now it seems we are collecting proof of that, as hundreds of people across the country are contracting a severe lung illness linke...
02:39, 09/11/2019

The science of addiction: a personal struggle to kick cocaine gives a neuroscientist unique insights Having survived a decade of drink and drugs as a young woman, Professor Judith Grisel focused all her determination on writing a book about addictionWhen Professor Judith Grisel sat down to write her book Never Enough (a guide to the neuroscience of ...
17:26, 08/24/2019

Cameron Dallas Reveals He's 105 Days Sober After Years-Long Addiction Struggle Cameron Dallas is ready to talk about his private struggle with addiction and depression. The 24-year-old internet star, who boasts more than 21 million Instagram followers, revealed......
04:52, 08/24/2019

Overcoming Addiction, Tabloid Fodder and Outgrowing That Pie Scene: What the Cast of American Pie Is Up to 20 Years Later Innocent in every way, like apple pie and Chevrolet... Made for just $10 million, American Pie went on to gross over $235 million and become a billion dollar franchise, continuing with......
22:00, 07/09/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Nearly half the states have Medicaid waivers to extend care for addiction Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
17:52, 07/01/2019

Florence Welch On Addiction, Eating Disorder Recovery, And Finding True Happiness In Her 30s "I have no idea how much I weigh right now. Five years ago, I could have told you how much in the morning, at night, clothes on, clothes off. To let go of that sometimes feels like a bigger achievement than headlining Glastonbury."...
10:52, 06/30/2019

Sober and still cool: Celebrity chefs buck addiction to lead wellness movement In a culture that’s historically tolerated and even championed excess, some award-winning chefs are spearheading their own movement: sobriety.        ...
17:39, 09/11/2019

Tim Cook says Apple is working on new ideas for Screen Time to fight device addiction The world has changed dramatically over the last ten years. Check out the pedestrians walking the sidewalk in any city and most are looking down at a phone screen. Inside a restaurant, a family dinner can turn into screen time for all, including tabl...
03:39, 05/05/2019

Colombine shooting survivor found dead, family cites opioid addiction A survivor of the 1999 Colombine shooting was found dead in his Colorado home at 37, local media reported Saturday. Austin Eubanks had struggled with an opioid addiction since days after the mass shooting, which claimed the life of his best friend as...
08:26, 05/19/2019

Dax Shepard Gets the Last Laugh Over Tabloid Report on His ''Addiction Issues'' and Marriage to Kristen Bell When it comes to Dax Shepard he is pretty much an open book. The actor frequently shares intimate details about his marriage, lifestyle and past struggles with drug addiction on his......
06:00, 08/16/2019

Queen Sugar's Latest Episode Brings Addiction and Trauma Front and Center There’s a scene in the latest episode, “Oh Mamere,” of season 4 of Queen Sugar that is maddening to watch. In it, Darla Sutton (I legit had to look up her character’s last name; I’m not sure I’ve heard it uttered a single time on the show), played by...
20:39, 08/22/2019

Lacey Evans survived parents’ addiction, depression to reach WWE title shot Lacey Evans is free, finally living life out from under the burdens that shaped her growing up. Evans, who will face Becky Lynch for the Raw women’s championship on May 19 at the Money in the Bank pay-per-view (7 p.m., WWE Network), was raised by par...
19:39, 05/09/2019

| WHO investigating possible unknown illness in Tanzania The World Health Organisation is sending a team to Tanzania to urgently investigate a "rumour" linked to the death of a person over an unknown illness....
23:00, 09/12/2019

Kontaveit withdraws from U.S. Open due to illness Anett Kontaveit withdrew from the U.S. Open singles on Saturday prior to her third-round match against Belinda Bencic due to an acute viral illness, organisers said....
05:00, 09/01/2019

Graduation To Go: Illness Can’t Stop Ceremony Walking across the stage at graduation is a milestone many teens can’t wait to cross. One Florida high school senior thought he might not be able to attend, but Orlando’s Arnold Palmer Hospital made it happen. A special team at Arnold Pal...
01:52, 05/22/2019

Would you trust an algorithm to diagnose an illness? We put a lot of trust in our doctors — we listen to their diagnoses, take out their prescriptions, follow their dietary suggestions. Would we do the same for a computer?...
08:00, 07/16/2019

Factbox: What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of 380 confirmed and probable cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use of electronic cigarettes or vaping devices in 36 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands....
01:13, 09/13/2019

What Might Be Causing the Vaping Illness [Updated] Over 200 people, many of them teens, have fallen ill with a respiratory condition that seems to be linked to vaping. Two people have died. Yesterday, the Washington Post reported that health officials are investigating one specific chemical from cann...
00:39, 09/07/2019

Factbox - What does vaping-related illness look like? U.S. health officials are investigating reports of some 450 cases of serious lung illnesses and at least six deaths linked to use of electronic cigarettes or vaping devices....
19:52, 09/12/2019

Kobe Bryant’s tennis addiction includes love for Naomi Osaka, Coco Gauff After Kobe Bryant retired from the NBA, he’s has gotten addicted to tennis. That addiction has led to him publishing a book about the sport, and Thursday, he visited the U.S. Open to both hype it and watch young stars Naomi Osaka and Coco Gauff. “I p...
02:39, 08/30/2019

Randy Travis opens up about childhood trauma, addiction struggles and the music industry in new memoir In his new memoir, Randy Travis is open about his experience with childhood trauma, his struggle with addiction and his brushes with the law.        ...
13:26, 06/05/2019

'You'll get there eventually, and it's well worth it': Couple's inspiring transformation photos show recovery from drug addiction Brent Walker/Facebook Brent and Ashley Walker each began struggling with substance use at around nine years old. However, now at ages 30 and 31 respectively, the Tennessee couple has dramatically turned their lives around. The couple shared a photo ...
21:52, 08/10/2019

Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks spoke about emotional pain and drug addiction before death Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks became a nationally known speaker on the dangers of addiction. His family says he "lost his battle" this weekend.        ...
01:52, 05/22/2019

San Francisco Bans E-Cigarette Sales Despite Being Home to Juul Labs, the Hottest Name in Addiction Technology The city of San Francisco has banned the sale of e-cigarettes, becoming one of the first municipalities in the U.S., along with Beverly Hills, to place such tight restrictions on the nicotine-delivery technology. San Francisco’s ban is scheduled to s...
17:52, 06/26/2019

Senators blast 'insane' Trump plan for aid cuts, seek Venezuela plan Republican and Democratic U.S. senators blasted President Donald Trump's proposal for a 23 percent cut in the U.S. budget for foreign aid and diplomacy as "insane" and "short-sighted" on Tuesday, and said it would not pass....
00:26, 05/01/2019

Cheap cell phone plan from Tello: save 50% off any plan for a month If you're looking for a cheap cell phone plan that doesn't involve complicated contracts, then you've come to the right place. Tello, a low-cost cell phone carrier, is offering 50% off all plans for the first month of service. This lim...
19:52, 05/21/2019

Elizabeth Warren gains momentum in the 2020 race plan by plan The senator’s ‘I have a plan’ mantra has become a rallying cry as she edges her way to the top – but is it enough to get past the roadblocks of Biden and Sanders?Plan by plan, Elizabeth Warren is making inroads and gaining on her rivals in the 2020 D...
12:13, 06/09/2019

US Psychoanalysts Apologise For Labelling Homosexuality An Illness The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) apologised on Friday for previously treating homosexuality as a mental illness, saying its past errors contributed to discrimination and trauma for......
05:26, 06/22/2019

WHO investigating death in Tanzania due to unknown illness A woman whose death in Tanzania is being investigated by the World Health Organization probably did not have Ebola, a spokesman for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday....
19:13, 09/13/2019

Retired NYC firefighter becomes 199th to die from 9/11-related illness A firefighter who was part of the rescue efforts in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks died Tuesday, becoming the 199th member of the FDNY to succumb to a Ground Zero-related illness....
18:13, 07/18/2019

Men with serious illness may not seek erectile dysfunction treatment (Reuters Health) - Men with cancer or other chronic illnesses are less likely to seek treatment for erectile dysfunction, even though sexual health is an important aspect of quality of life, researchers say....
23:13, 05/02/2019

Ledecky illness shocks world championships Katie Ledecky's withdrawal from the 200 and 1,500 meters freestyle put a huge dampener on the third day of the world swimming championships in Gwangju with a major question mark now hanging over the unwell American for the rest of the meet....
07:13, 07/23/2019

Homosexuality was labeled an illness in the 50s. Now psychoanalysts are apologizing The American Psychoanalytic Association's statement is the first of its kind from a mental health association. It follows an apology from the NYPD.        ...
17:52, 06/21/2019

It’s time to change our approach to 'psychosomatic' illness Doctors have started making sense of a group of mystery conditions where people experience symptoms, but medical tests suggest nothing is physically wrong...
20:00, 04/28/2019

US to ban flavoured e-cigarettes after hundreds get strange illness The US is planning to ban flavoured e-cigarettes after people have become ill from a mysterious illness, but it is not known if e-cigarettes really are to blame...
15:39, 09/12/2019

Tunisia’s aging president hospitalized with serious illness TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s 92-year-old president has been taken to a military hospital after falling seriously ill. President Beji Caid Essebsi’s office announced the hospitalization on Thursday. Essebsi had been briefly hospitalized...
16:26, 06/27/2019

U.S. psychoanalysts apologize for labeling homosexuality an illness The American Psychoanalytic Association apologized on Friday for previously treating homosexuality as a mental illness, saying its past errors contributed to discrimination and trauma for LGBTQ people....
15:26, 06/21/2019

Tatum out vs. Brazil; Walker probable with illness Jayson Tatum practiced but will miss a third consecutive World Cup game when Team USA faces Brazil in Monday's final second-round game. Kemba Walker, who missed the shootaround with an illness, was probable to play....
09:13, 09/09/2019

Sober memes are thriving in addiction and sobriety communities despite the popularity of viral drug and alcohol jokes BigTunaOnline/Shutterstock Social media is rife with memes about young adult tendencies including over-eating, over-drinking, and obsessing about someone who didn't text back. Online communities of those struggling with addiction and recovery gathe...
02:00, 05/26/2019

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay Oklahoma $85 Million Over Claims Company Helped Create Addiction Crisis (Bloomberg) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of its opioid painkillers contributed to a public health crisis in the state. The deal, announced Sunday, ...
22:00, 05/26/2019

World Health Organization removes guidelines downplaying opioid addiction risk after criticism from US legislators The World Health Organization will discontinue two publications providing guidelines for prescribing opioids in response to accusations from U.S. lawmakers that they were influenced by opioid makers to minimize the dangers of the drugs....
23:41, 06/20/2019

California resident dies of vaping-related illness A California resident died Monday from a lung disease caused by vaping, local reports said. The Tulare County victim, who was not immediately identified, was more than 40 years old and suffered from other illnesses beside the vaping-related afflictio...
07:26, 09/17/2019

Mystery illness kills dozens of dogs in Norway Owners told to keep pets away from other canines after sickness found in 14 of 18 countiesA mystery sickness has struck dozens of dogs in Norway, killing at least 25 and prompting authorities to warn owners to keep their pets on a lead and away from ...
16:00, 09/09/2019

Woman left paralyzed after dismissing illness as a cold Danielle McGuinness, 29, was rushed to hospital when she began to lose the feeling in her hands and legs hours before she was due to jet off on a dream holiday....
00:52, 05/23/2019

Breast implants should come with ‘illness’ warning: plastic surgeon Breast implant illness may not be a medically recognized condition, but some surgeons say the cosmetic procedure should now come with a warning. Those who claim to suffer from the mysterious illness report symptoms that mimic other autoimmune disorde...
15:39, 07/23/2019

What are the symptoms of vaping illness? Doctors warn about e-cigarettes NBC – Jake Wilson was relieved when his 25-year-old son Justin started vaping last year as a way to quit smoking. “I thought it was a great idea. I was so happy that he wasn’t smoking anymore. Now, there was this healthier vaping,” Wilson, who ...
05:13, 09/14/2019

Ariana Grande Says She's ''Beyond Devastated'' to Postpone Concerts Over Illness Doctor's orders! Ariana Grande is feeling "beyond devastated" after sharing some not-so-great news with her fans and concert-goers. The "Thank U, Next" crooner took to......
00:13, 05/29/2019

Vaping mom left in coma from mystery lung illness A Texas mom of three says that her vaping habit was to blame for a mysterious lung illness that left her in a coma. Sherie Canada of Abilene took to social media after a 24-day hospital stint to warn others that e-cigarettes “nearly killed̶...
00:13, 09/16/2019

DeepMind AI can predict kidney illness 48 hours before it occurs Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) kills 500,000 people in the US and 100,000 in the UK annually, often because it's not detected soon enough. Researchers want to use AI to change that. DeepMind, the Alphabet-owned AI company, partnered with the US Depar...
22:26, 07/31/2019

Nearly 70 tourists to Dominican Republic reported illness since March Nearly 70 tourists have reported getting violently ill while vacationing in the Dominican Republic since March, according to a commonly used website that tracks food-borne illness outbreaks. That’s up from just 10 reported illnesses in the country fo...
00:26, 06/11/2019

Illness from troubled DR resort will keep me medicated for life: tourist An Indiana woman said she became so ill at an all-inclusive Dominican Republic resort earlier this year that she’ll have to be on medication the rest of her life, according to a new report. Kristie Dilly, of Yorktown, her husband and two friend...
15:26, 07/03/2019

NYPD detective dies after suffering from 9/11-related illness An NYPD detective has succumbed to an illness related to his work at Ground Zero after 9/11, police said. The 62nd Precinct paid respects to Detective Christopher Cranston, saluting his casket Sunday outside the station house where he began his caree...
09:39, 07/22/2019

Spa World Rallycross: Gronholm out with illness; Duval gets Skoda Niclas Gronholm will miss World Rallycross's Spa-Francorchamps round through illness, while former World Rally Championship driver Francois Duval has been drafted in to race a Skoda Fabia at home....
18:00, 05/08/2019

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness An Illinois resident who was hospitalized with a respiratory illness linked to vaping has died, according to the state’s public health officials. The Illinois Department of Public Health issued a statement Friday saying a person who had “...
22:00, 08/23/2019

7 U.S. tourists have died of illness at Dominican resorts since January A Staten Island, N.Y., woman died this week while vacationing in the Dominican Republican, bringing the number of Americans who have died due to illness at resorts in the Caribbean country to seven this year....
22:39, 06/14/2019

Fleetwood shrugs off illness to impress at British Masters SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Tommy Fleetwood shrugged off the effects of a virus to move into contention to win the British Masters as a late stumble from Matt Wallace in the third round threw the European Tour event wide open on Saturday. After going 4...
22:39, 05/11/2019

From illness to tears of joy: Chaves' magical comeback stage win "Esteban Chaves produced a hugely popular win in Stage 19 of the Giro d\u0027Italia. Watch highlights, interviews with the Colombian and Mitchelton-Scott director Matt White, and reaction from Eurosport\u0027s Bradley Wiggins, Brian Smith, Adam Blyth...
21:26, 05/31/2019

Vaping illness in US gives Canada pause as legal sales near The serious lung illness affecting hundreds of people in the US who vaped cannabis-based oil is giving Canadian health officials pause as that country prepares to allow the sale of vaping products in its legal marijuana market....
01:13, 09/14/2019

Denver man dies in Dominican Republic after being taken off plane due to illness Khalid Adkins of Denver died at a Santo Domingo hospital after he was deemed to ill to fly home from the Dominican Republic.       ...
18:13, 06/27/2019

Suzann Pettersen forced out of first Solheim Cup morning by illness • Norwegian says she is ‘fine’ but misses foursomes• Korda sisters to make history as first siblings in Solheim CupSuzann Pettersen’s propensity to create headlines at the Solheim Cup shows no sign of abating. Four years after being central to chaos ...
06:26, 09/13/2019

‘Vaping illness’ is the scary new threat gripping smokers A Nassau County teen was vaping marijuana over the summer, when he started feeling queasy. But it wasn’t until two days later, while at the movie theater with his girlfriend, that his head started throbbing and he became intensely nauseous. “I knew s...
03:00, 09/05/2019

Texas couple on holiday in Fiji die from unidentified illness The deaths of an American couple who became ill while vacationing in Fiji late last month are being investigated by health officials on the South Pacific Island, with help from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, authorities said Tuesd...
20:13, 06/04/2019

‘My Plan B Is Maybe My Plan A’: Trump Threatens New Tariffs on China President Trump played down the importance of securing a trade deal with Beijing on Wednesday as he prepared to meet with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend....
17:00, 06/26/2019

Still Standing After All This Time: How Elton John Survived Sudden Fame, Crippling Addiction and Multiple Suicide Attempts Elton John wasn't always Elton John. And we don't mean that in the "it takes time for an artist to become a superstar" sort of way. No, he literally wasn't always......
17:52, 06/01/2019

Gaming hot topics debate: loot boxes, addiction, parental advice, esports hype, and store wars Our panel of experts debates gaming's hot topics: loot boxes, addiction, parental advice, esports hype, and the battle among the game stores.Read More...
02:26, 09/09/2019

Color-changing metal may provide early sign of illness Enlarge (credit: Getty) Many of you will know that I mostly write about physics. My knowledge of human biology is limited to being reasonably certain that I have a body. At one point, some of my research could have had a medical application, but it...
19:26, 08/21/2019

TPD K9 Nova shows improvement after diagnosed with possible life-threatening illness TUCSON – A Tucson Police Department K9 is on the road to recovery after she was diagnosed with possible life-threatening illness. On July 27, Tucson Police K9 posted on their Facebook page that K9 Nova was taken to VCA Valley Animal Hospital an...
01:52, 08/08/2019

Endangered Florida panthers suffering from mysterious, crippling illness Mystery surrounds what’s crippling panthers in Florida after footage showed some of the beasts struggling to walk. Wildlife experts from the southern state have confirmed at least nine are known to have developed problems moving about — b...
23:26, 08/21/2019

Katie Ledecky withdraws from 2 events at world championships due to illness Katie Ledecky will not participate in the 200-meter freestyle prelims nor the 1,500-meter final at the world swimming championships due to illness.       ...
06:39, 07/23/2019

Katie Ledecky Withdraws From 2 Races at Swimming Worlds Because of Illness The five-time Olympic champion pulled out of the final for the 1,500-meter freestyle and the qualifying heats for the 200 free on Tuesday, two days after she was upset in the 400 free....
05:39, 07/23/2019

‘Mystery illness’ leaves number of dogs dead in Norway Dog owners in Norway are being warned after a mysterious illness caused the death of a number canines in locations across the country, officials said Monday. The Norwegian Food Safety Authority said that they are performing autopsies on some of the d...
10:13, 09/10/2019

Unvaccinated teen banned from school during chickenpox outbreak now has the illness Jerome Kunkel came down with chickenpox last week, nearly two months after health officials restricted students without immunity at his school        ...
01:13, 05/09/2019

Joel Embiid Emerges From Fog Of Illness, Leads 76ers To Game 6 Win Joel Embiid didn’t put up the hugest numbers in Thursday night’s Game 6, but if anything his pedestrian production underscores just how dominant Embiid can be when he’s not pooping out and coughing up various vital internal organs. Thursday night he...
07:52, 05/10/2019

Risk of foodborne illness ‘imminent’ at Rye amusement park: report The Dragon Coaster is not the only thing that could turn your stomach at Playland amusement park in Rye. Three years’ worth of inspections at the Westchester County-owned park have found potential pitfalls with food safety, according to copies ...
22:00, 05/04/2019

CDC corrects number of vaping-linked lung illness cases The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday lowered the number of vaping-linked lung illness cases from 450 to 380 across 36 states. ...
23:39, 09/13/2019

Richard Driscoll is 200th FDNY hero to die of 9/11-related illness A retired FDNY hero who toiled at Ground Zero in the aftermath of 9/11 has died — making him the 200th member of the department claimed by an illness related to the toxic site, officials and sources said Thursday. Firefighter Richard Driscoll succumb...
19:52, 07/18/2019

Look: Rumer Willis shares 'pain' of weeks-long illness Rumer Willis, the eldest daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, said she's been dealing with a stomach problem and other issues for nearly a month....
22:52, 08/16/2019

Possible vaping, severe lung illness link sparks CDC probe The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating whether or not lung illnesses reported across multiple states are linked to vaping. ...
20:26, 08/19/2019

Woods shakes off illness but makes slow start at Bethpage Tiger Woods cleared up the reason for his mysterious absence from Bethpage Black on the eve of the PGA Championship, revealing after Thursday's first round that he had not been feeling well....
23:26, 05/16/2019

Katie Ledecky, Overcoming Illness, Qualifies for a Shot at Gold Ledecky, who has been sick for much of the world championships and had to withdraw from two races, finished the 800-meter freestyle qualifying heats just behind her American teammate Leah Smith....
08:39, 07/26/2019

FDNY firefighter Richard Driscoll becomes 200th to die of 9/11-related illness New York City Fire Department firefighter Richard Driscoll became the 200th member of the department to die of illness related to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the FDNY said Thursday....
04:52, 07/19/2019

Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study suggests....
05:13, 08/17/2019

Giants’ Mike Remmers sits due to illness, back issue The Giants’ five-man starting offensive line made it intact through training camp and the entire preseason, but there was a starter on the sideline during the first day of heavy preparation for the Cowboys. Mike Remmers, the starting right tackle, di...
18:13, 09/05/2019

Mysterious illness that paralyzes healthy kids prompts plea from CDC Enlarge / 13-year-old boy recovering in a Denver hospital from a suspected case of human enterovirus 68 during a 2014 outbreak. (credit: Getty | Cyrus McCrimmon) After a record number of cases in 2018 of a rare, puzzling illness that causes paraly...
23:52, 07/10/2019

Couple dies of mysterious illness during vacation in Fiji, family says "They knew something was going on in their body and were able to get to the hospital," a relative said of David and Michelle Paul of Fort Worth.        ...
17:26, 06/04/2019

Couple recounts ‘horrible’ illness at embattled Dominican resort A Philadelphia couple says they fell ill after being exposed to a strange smell at the embattled Dominican Republic resort where three tourists died — and now they want to caution others. Susie Lauterborn, 38, and her husband, Doug Hand, 40, sa...
22:39, 06/11/2019

Illinois reports death from lung illness linked to vaping A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, the state's health authorities said on Friday, amid reports that dozens of people had been sickened with lung problems linked to vaping....
20:00, 08/23/2019

Mystery Lung Illness Linked To Vaping. Nearly 100 Cases Suspected In US State and federal health officials are investigating almost 100 cases of mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping and e-cigarette use in 14 states, many of them involving teens and young adults. A......
10:52, 08/17/2019

Madison Keys overcomes illness to reach 4th round at US Open It began with mild discomfort. Soon, it worsened. Later, it was extreme nausea. Madison Keys even needed a medical timeout midway through the second set. But the illness — and No. 20 Sofia Kenin — wouldn’t stop the 10th-seeded American from earning a...
15:00, 08/31/2019

"Gaming Disorder" Now A Recognized Illness According To World Health Organization The World Health Organization has decided to add gaming disorder to its list of recognized illnesses. The 194 members of the group made the decision today at the 72nd World Health Assembly....
22:26, 05/25/2019

World Health Organization classifies ‘gaming disorder’ as an illness The World Health Organization moved forward with a proposal to classify "gaming disorder" as an illness. The game industry opposed the move.Read More...
22:39, 05/25/2019

CDC flags two new deaths from lung illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. health authorities on Friday said two Americans had died from lung illness that were possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total count of such deaths to three as officials probe whether a "cluster" of lung illnesses are linked to e-cigarette use...
21:26, 09/06/2019

CDC, FDA report 215 cases of respiratory illness possibly tied to vaping U.S. public health officials on Friday reported a rise in the number of cases of respiratory illness possibly related to the use of e-cigarettes from across 25 states....
17:52, 08/30/2019

Russian Activist Navalny Returns to Jail After Mystery Illness Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was discharged from a hospital, where he was being treated for a mysterious illness, and returned to jail to finish serving time for organizing unauthorized protests, amid claims from his supporters that he ma...
20:52, 07/29/2019

Couple recounts nightmare illness at same Dominican resort where 3 died A Colorado couple says they came down with a nightmare illness at the same Dominican Republic resort where three guests died — and now they’re warning others about their visit. Kaylynn Knull and her boyfriend, Tom Schwander, began experiencing ...
03:26, 06/07/2019

Vaping-illness investigations turn to contaminants, counterfeits: report Enlarge / A man smokes an e-cigarette. (credit: Getty | Picture alliance) State and federal investigations into the puzzling burst of severe lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use—aka vaping—are focusing in on black-market and counterfeit product...
05:52, 08/31/2019

Duchess of Cambridge speaks of effect of trauma in early childhood on scourge of addiction as she attends charity gala in London The Duchess of Cambridge has spoken of the effect of trauma in childhood on the scourge of addiction, as she attended a charity gala as patron this evening....
00:00, 06/13/2019

‘Saturday Night Live’ alum Chris Kattan claims he broke his neck during sketch, leading to drug addiction “Saturday Night Live” alum Chris Kattan claimed in his upcoming memoir that he broke his neck while performing a sketch which led to years of drug addiction struggles....
17:00, 05/04/2019

Bad Democrat Reportedly Got So Mad He Tried to Beat Up a Car A few weeks ago, the Intercept reported on shitty Democrat Rep. Josh Gottheimer and his ineffectual bids to derail both Nancy Pelosi’s speakership and the Democrats’ vote to end U.S. support for the war in Yemen. The story painted a picture of a cong...
23:39, 05/22/2019

Dad demands probe after mystery illness kills daughter, her husband in Fiji The father of a Texas woman who died along with her husband in Fiji came forward Monday and said he wanted an independent US investigation into the mysterious illness that killed them. Mark Calanag, the father of Michelle and David Paul, told ABC New...
01:00, 06/05/2019

‘Ferrari have an illness’: Hamilton grabs F1 German GP pole as Vettel falters • Briton dominates as Sebastian Vettel suffers mechanical failure• Max Verstappen qualifies second, Valtteri Bottas thirdIf one failure was unpalatable, a second in quick succession by Ferrari in qualifying for the German Grand Prix must have left th...
04:13, 07/28/2019

Trans woman who died after illness in US custody had asked to be deported, family says Johana Medina León was denied medical care, says new legal claim: ‘She went to the US seeking protection and now she is coming home to us dead’A transgender woman who died after becoming sick in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (Ice) custody had a...
03:52, 06/13/2019

Woman dies of mystery illness days after striking teen then driving away The Staten Island woman accused of striking a 14-year-old pedestrian in Brooklyn and then driving away died last week from what friends described as a brain disorder that caused the bizarre, Alzheimer’s-like behavior, according to a report. Jul...
20:39, 05/17/2019

Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not race in Preakness due to illness Country House, who won the Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security was disqualified, will not race at the Preakness later this month due to illness.        ...
00:52, 05/08/2019

U.S. cuts vaping-related illness total under refined case definition U.S. health officials on Thursday cut the number of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarettes and vaping products under investigation to 380 as states began assessing patients based on a narrower case definition issued late last month by the Centers for ...
01:13, 09/13/2019

Nationals Manager Dave Martinez leaves game early because of illness Martinez went to a nearby hospital to be checked out Sunday. He is still expected to join the Nationals in St. Louis for a three-game series beginning Monday....
08:52, 09/16/2019

Experts Criticize Marianne Williamson’s Views on Vaccines, Depression and Illness Health care experts say Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson‘s views on vaccines, antidepressants and other treatments could hurt public health efforts and stigmatize people with disabilities. A first-time candidate, the self-h...
06:39, 08/07/2019

Dozens of dogs have died in recent days from a mysterious illness in Norway The Norwegian Food Safety Authority has found that 25 dogs have died from the illness as of Sunday, which has caused vomiting and bloody diarrhea.        ...
21:00, 09/09/2019

Deadly Vaping Illness Could be Related to Vitamin E, New York Health Officials Say The number of people stricken by acute lung disease linked to e-cigarettes continues to grow, with nearly 500 suspected cases reported across the U.S. as of this week, along with two more deaths in Oregon and Indiana. But while the Centers for Diseas...
05:13, 09/07/2019

Hamilton plans sleeping-habit change to recover fully from illness Lewis Hamilton hopes to change his sleeping habits and shift to an even "healthier lifestyle" over Formula 1's summer break in a bid to recover fully from recent illness...
16:39, 08/06/2019

Sepsis survivors at increased risk of death after critical illness – study Being older, male and having multiple health problems found to heighten risk factorsSepsis survivors are at a heightened risk of death in the years after their illness if it has been critical, research has shown.Of those discharged from hospital in E...
18:52, 05/31/2019

CDC presses doctors for help in solving mysterious illness causing paralysis in children "Federal health officials are urging doctors to quickly report any cases of a mysterious, polio-like illness that primarily hits children in an effort to understand the sickness before the next outbreak....
23:13, 07/09/2019

Atlanta couple struck by mystery illness on Dominican Republic trip An Atlanta couple says they were struck by a “very intense” mystery illness while vacationing at the embattled Dominican Republic resort chain where four American tourists have died. Vanessa McNelley-Neal and her husband, James Neal, stay...
18:52, 06/13/2019

Trump moves to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid deadly illness outbreak President Trump said Wednesday that his administration will be banning e-cigarette flavors, at a time when a mysterious lung illness is spreading that appears linked to vaping devices....
21:26, 09/11/2019

Mysterious illness that killed a Texas couple in Fiji remains unknown The bizarre illness that claimed the lives of two U.S. residents on vacation in Fiji remains unknown, but new details reveal some of the symptoms they were experiencing before rushing to a doctor and ultimately dying. Michelle and David Paul, who had...
18:39, 06/07/2019

Scans show changes to brains of Havana U.S. embassy workers who reported illness Advanced brain scans of U.S. Embassy employees who reported falling ill while serving in Havana revealed significant differences from a control group, according to a new study published on Tuesday....
03:39, 07/24/2019

Nick Kyrgios withdraws from French Open for second successive year due to illness Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from the French Open, just days after saying the clay-court tournament 'sucks' in comparison to Wimbledon....
16:39, 05/24/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Mystery illness prompts calls for vaping crackdown Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:26, 09/11/2019

Cases of Vaping-Related Lung Illness Surge, Health Officials Say Indiana announced a third death linked to the illness on Friday, Minnesota a fourth and California a fifth. State and federal health officials are working urgently to understand the causes....
01:52, 09/07/2019

A 6th person has died from a vaping-related lung illness, this time in Kansas A 50-year-old Kansan is the sixth person nationally to die of vaping-related lung illness, according to state health authorities.        ...
17:39, 09/11/2019

Kevin O'Connell having a blast at U.S. Open after recovering from scary illness U.S. Mid-Amateur champion dropped a hole-in-one during a U.S. Open practice round, but "10 minutes later I was throwing up in the fairway on eight."       ...
05:00, 06/14/2019

Woman spends Dominican Republic honeymoon in hospital due to mystery illness A woman from Virginia traveled to the Dominican Republic for her honeymoon but instead became the latest US tourist to become “violently ill” from a mystery illness in the Caribbean nation, a report said. Skylar Martin and her husband, De...
03:52, 06/19/2019

'Skinny' whale swam into San Francisco Bay to recover from illness, expert suggests Humpback that arrived two weeks ago appeared malnourishedWhale nicknamed Allie by locals showed no sign of major injury A humpback whale has spent the past two weeks in the San Francisco Bay, fascinating sightseers, photographers, whale enthusiasts a...
16:39, 06/19/2019

Sudden illness kills healthy Texas couple on vacation in Fiji Texas parents described as young, healthy and fit died unexpectedly while on vacation. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
01:26, 06/05/2019

Man Utd midfielder Jesse Lingard a doubt for England after missing training through illness Jesse Lingard has sat out of England training due to a minor illness as Gareth Soutgate prepares his side for Euro 2020 qualifiers against Bulgaria and Kosovo....
21:52, 09/06/2019

Health Canada warns vaping carries risk of pulmonary illness The federal agency is advising vaporizer users to watch out for symptoms of pulmonary illness, such as coughing, shortness of breath and chest pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea....
02:13, 09/07/2019

What the Hell Pete Buttigieg Several Democratic presidential hopefuls visited a Miami migrant child detention center together on Friday—but while all of them got a photo-op in, Mayor Pete Buttigieg apparently decided that was enough....
20:39, 06/28/2019

Pete Buttigieg Is Canceled There are a lot of reasons to dislike South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg: his attempt to ruin Lil Nas X, his bad policies, his opportunism...the list goes on! But he’s really done it this time:...
22:40, 08/13/2019

Constant Crying, a Coffee Addiction and a Paris Hilton Love Triangle: 33 Surprising Facts About Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen It's June 13 and most millennial women know what that means: It's the Olsen twins' birthday. Any true fan of the super-famous and super-private sisters doesn't need the......
18:00, 06/13/2019

Joe Sestak becomes 25th Democrat to run for U.S. president Joe Sestak, a former member of the U.S. House from Pennsylvania and U.S. Navy admiral, has become the 25th Democratic to announce he is running for president ....
20:39, 06/23/2019

Democrat tries to take down McConnell by accusing him of getting in Trump's way Former fighter pilot Amy McGrath aims to defeat Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by accusing him of obstructing Trump's "drain the swamp" agenda....
16:39, 07/17/2019

Top Democrat Pelosi: U.S. has no appetite to go to war with Iran U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday the United States has no appetite to go to war with Iran, after Tehran shot down a U.S. military surveillance drone in the Gulf region....
18:52, 06/20/2019

2020 Democrat: ‘We are well on our way to losing this election’ Presidential hopeful Steve Bullock said that infighting among the more than 20 Democratic contenders threatens to hand the 2020 election to President Trump....
05:00, 08/09/2019

WikiLeaks founder Assange misses court hearing in London because of illness, his lawyer says Assange, 47, was arrested inside the Ecuadoran Embassy in London in April after that nation said it would no longer grant him refuge because he had violated its rules....
03:00, 05/31/2019

Watch: Roger Federer cruises, No. 4 Kiki Bertens out with illness at French Open Third-seeded Roger Federer won in straight sets, while women's favorite Kiki Bertens was forced to retire from her second round match at the 2019 French Open on Wednesday in Paris....
20:52, 05/29/2019

Bootleg vape cartridges linked to outbreak of potentially fatal lung illness Hundreds of cases of a mysterious lung illness have been reported in the US in just a matter of weeks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) along with city and state officials across the country urge people to stop vaping nicotine and...
21:13, 08/29/2019

Illinois officials claim possible first death from vaping-related illness; investigation ongoing An Illinois resident who had recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe respiratory illness has died, Illinois Department of Public Health said.        ...
11:26, 08/24/2019

Patient in Sarepta gene therapy trial develops serious illness; shares plunge Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc plunged 12% after a notice from the U.S. health agency showed a patient in an ongoing study of the company's gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) was reported to have developed a serious illness....
21:00, 08/08/2019

Oysters from Mexico region linked to gastrointestinal illness outbreak, California officials say Oyster lovers, beware: Raw oysters harvested from Estero El Cardon in Baja California Sur, Mexico, have been linked to a gastrointestinal illness outbreak in California....
20:00, 05/08/2019

First Death From Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported by Illinois Health Officials A patient has died after suffering a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, health officials said Friday. The death comes in the wake of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcing this week that more than a hundred similar possible ...
07:13, 08/24/2019

Tom Daley on how fatherhood helped him fight back from injury and illness to brink of world No1 Concussion, pneumonia, a glandular fever-esque illness and a shin problem; last season was a never-ending catalogue of physical setbacks for Tom Daley....
18:52, 05/17/2019

Chick-fil-A’s AI can spot signs of foodborne illness from social media posts with 78% accuracy Chick-fil-A is using AI and machine learning to parse social media for incidents of foodborne illness at its more than 2,400 restaurants in the U.S.Read More...
01:00, 05/24/2019

200th New York firefighter dies from 9/11-related illness as funding debate rages on The number of firefighters who have died from illness stemming from the 9/11 terrorist attacks is now at 200.        ...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Newlywed’s illness on Dominican Republic honeymoon ‘spiraled’ into years-long ordeal A Virginia woman who fell sick on her honeymoon to the Dominican Republic says the undiagnosable illness upended her life for years — leading to nonstop vomiting episodes, countless hospital stays and the loss of her job. For more than three ye...
02:26, 07/03/2019

Ohio girl, 7, suffered seizures, hallucinations after contracting mosquito-borne illness The family of a 7-year-old in Ohio who began hallucinating and suffering from seizures after spiking a fever last August is warning about the potential dangers of mosquito bites that go beyond an itchy welt....
20:00, 05/22/2019

Additive in Marijuana Vaping Products Linked to Mysterious — and Sometimes Deadly — Lung Illness A mysterious and sometimes deadly lung illness linked to vaping may be tied to vitamin E additives in some marijuana products, federal authorities say....
05:52, 09/06/2019

Gabbard and Buttigieg on Their Military Service Representative Tulsi Gabbard served two combat tours in the Middle East, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg was deployed to Afghanistan as with the Navy. They often cite their service....
03:26, 06/27/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. (May 16)        ...
04:52, 05/17/2019

Pete Buttigieg Has Some Very Bad Opinions About Al Franken No one was dying to hear Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s opinion on whether former Sen. Al Franken should have stepped down after allegations that he’d sexually harassed women emerged in 2017. But last night, we got it anyway. And it was pretty dumb!...
16:00, 06/04/2019

Why Does Pete Buttigieg Never Wear a Blazer? The surprising upstart of the 2020 Democratic Presidential campaign has made going jacket-less his signature. What that’s saying about his electability and his image vis a vis Donald Trump...
00:13, 06/04/2019

Top Democrat calls on FDA head to ban e-cigarettes or resign Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin called on Ned Sharpless, the acting head of the Food and Drug Administration, to resign if he does not ban e-cigarettes in 10 days, following reports of a third death related to the devices....
00:39, 09/07/2019

Key Democrat says USMCA negotiation process 'not over yet,' could go into 2020 Connecticut Democrat Rosa DeLauro said Wednesday that the negotiations for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade are "not over yet" and numerous key issues have yet to be resolved....
05:01, 09/05/2019

Top Senate Democrat says he is worried Trump will 'bumble' into war The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Thursday he was worried that President Donald Trump may "bumble" into a war with Iran and he said there needed to be an open debate and a congressional decision on funding before any military operation was ...
07:00, 06/21/2019

Joe Sestak becomes the 25th Democrat running for president Then there were 25. Joe Sestak, a former congressman from Pennsylvania and Navy admiral, became the latest Democrat to join the crowd of 2020 presidential hopefuls. The 67-year-old in a statement posted on his website Saturday said he is running to b...
22:52, 06/23/2019

Top Democrat in U.S. Senate wants hearings before any impeachment effort The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Tuesday that Congress should thoroughly investigate the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller before deciding whether to move forward with impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump....
23:13, 05/07/2019

Andrew Yang Becomes 9th Democrat to Qualify for the Next Debate Mr. Yang, an entrepreneur, earned 2 percent support in a new poll, adding him to the group of Democratic presidential candidates who will go to Houston in September....
17:52, 08/08/2019

Trump slammed over attack on Democrat congresswomen The US president told female Democrat representatives of color to go back to where they came from. Three of the women he targeted were born and raised in the United States....
06:26, 07/15/2019

Sen. Michael Bennet becomes latest Democrat to run for president Sen. Michael Bennet became the latest Democrat to announce he will run for president in 2020. The Colorado lawmaker announced his bid on “CBS This Morning” on Thursday, becoming the 22nd Democratic candidate in the race. Bennet was expect...
17:13, 05/02/2019

"China Hoping For A Democrat To Win To Rip Off America": Trump US President Donald Trump on Saturday took a swipe at China saying it wants to "badly" chalk out an agreement with his country in order to end the escalating trade friction between the two countries....
13:03, 08/12/2019

Ingraham: California a 'Democrat-induced disaster' Fox News' Laura Ingraham spoke directly to California Governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday criticizing his response to the homeless crisis after his state gave illegal immigrants Medicaid benefits....
07:52, 07/11/2019

| Trump would be 'in handcuffs' if not president, says Democrat Warren Democratic White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren says that if Donald Trump was not protected by his presidential status, he would be "in handcuffs and indicted" for obstructing the investigation into Russia's 2016 election interference....
01:00, 05/31/2019

How to look after your mental health A lot of the conversation around mental health focuses on mental illness, but mental wellbeing doesn’t just mean the absence of symptoms. Here are some practical, evidence-based ways to foster mental wellbeing....
08:52, 09/10/2019

Los Angeles County resident dies of lung illness, fifth U.S. death possibly tied to vaping A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such U.S. deaths to five, health officials said on Friday....
06:13, 09/07/2019

Ohio girl, 7, diagnosed with rare mosquito-borne illness that can cause brain inflammation, seizures A 7-year-old Mt. Vernon, Ohio girl has been infected with a rare mosquito-borne virus that, in severe cases, can cause encephalitis, or inflammation of the brain. ...
23:13, 08/16/2019

Florida wildlife officer with Lyme disease opens up about living with tick-borne illness When it comes to living with Lyme disease, an officer with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) wasn’t afraid to be candid about how the tick-borne illness —  which he says he contracted while on the job —  has affected him....
22:52, 06/11/2019

Massachusetts resident contracts rare tick-borne illness that can cause brain infection, death A Massachusetts resident has contracted a rare but potentially deadly tick-borne illness, officials in the town of Maynard, where the patient lives, announced this week. ...
15:52, 08/22/2019

UPDATE 3-L.A. County resident dies of lung illness, fifth U.S. death possibly tied to vaping A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such U.S. deaths to five, health officials said on Friday....
04:26, 09/07/2019

St. Louis Blues inspired by young girl fighting rare, life-threatening illness Laila Anderson, an 11-year-old fan who suffers from a rare, life-threatening immune disease, has inspired the St. Louis Blues in the Stanley Cup Final.        ...
17:00, 06/03/2019

'It is time to stop vaping': Kansas reports sixth U.S. death linked to mystery illness A Kansas resident was the sixth person to die in the United States of a mysterious respiratory illness related to vaping, state officials said on Tuesday, as public health officials scrambled to understand a nationwide health problem....
02:39, 09/11/2019

Tax returns indicate Buttigieg among the least wealthy 2020 Dems Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday released ten years of tax returns on his campaign website. They show that Buttigieg has earned six-figure salaries the past few years – but his income comes in far behind many of his rivals for the Democratic nomination....
01:26, 05/01/2019

Pete Buttigieg tied for 2nd in New Hampshire poll A new survey in the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House puts former Vice President Joe Biden atop the extremely large field of Democratic presidential candidates, with one-time longshot Pete Buttigieg now statistically ...
16:26, 04/30/2019

Pete Buttigieg Says He’s Raised Over $24M in 2nd Quarter Donations (WASHINGTON) — Democratic Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said Monday that he took in $24.8 million during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple what the South Bend, Indiana, mayor raised during the first three months of the year...
18:39, 07/01/2019

Buttigieg outlines his first day as president on The Daily Show Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg appeared on “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” Monday and discussed his campaign including what he would do on his his first day as president if he won the general election in 2020....
10:26, 04/30/2019

Buttigieg describes his coming out, need to bridge divides LAS VEGAS (AP) — Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) described his public coming out as a gay man and elected mayor in 2015 and how the exclusion he experienced made him conscious of what it means to belong and the need to overcome divisions. The De...
10:26, 05/12/2019

Pete Buttigieg raises nearly $25 million in second quarter Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday that his campaign had raised nearly $25 million in second-quarter fundraising. ​ ​That number is substantially higher than the $7 million Buttigieg raised in the first quarter. ​ ​”...
16:13, 07/01/2019

Are we really supposed to believe Pete Buttigieg was never a MAD Magazine dork? There are as many colors in the nerdy rainbow as there are lonely children somewhere out there in the world, greedily collecting useless knowledge about sports, video games, movies, comic books, stamps, or really anything else in lieu of the useless ...
23:39, 05/11/2019

Pete Buttigieg and the South Bend Police From the dawn of his mayoralty, Mr. Buttigieg has wrestled with the sort of complicated issues of race and criminal justice that afflict communities nationwide....
08:00, 06/28/2019

A New Test for Pete Buttigieg: Does He Feel Their Pain? Mr. Buttigieg is a technocrat trained in performance management. But his response to a fatal police shooting in South Bend, Ind., has raised questions about his ability to forge personal connections....
00:26, 06/25/2019

Buttigieg slams Trump for considering war crime pardons Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump’s willingness to pardon soldiers ‘undermines the very foundations ... of this country’Donald Trump’s willingness to consider pardons for US soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes “undermines the very foundat...
17:00, 05/26/2019

Fox News Was Never Going to Treat Pete Buttigieg Fairly The Buttigieg Fox News town hall showcased the dangers of Democrats appearing on right-wing media: They'll never get fair treatment from opinion hosts....
23:13, 05/20/2019

Even Pete Buttigieg is surprised by his surge – can he make it last? Pete Buttigieg’s surge since mid-March from an extreme longshot for the Democratic presidential nomination to one of the leading contenders surprised a lot of people – including the candidate himself....
15:39, 05/19/2019

Pete Buttigieg’s stance on 'Medicare for all' is moderate in name only Thursday night’s presidential debate featured nine Democratic candidates, some guy named Eric Swalwell, and a raucous debate over "Medicare for all." Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a presidential front-runner and longtime advocate of socialized healthca...
06:39, 06/28/2019

Buttigieg sells out fundraiser at iconic Hollywood gay bar LOS ANGELES — Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) drew a sold-out crowd to a fundraiser at an iconic West Hollywood gay bar, providing an intimate moment with the first Democratic White House contender who is a member of the LGBT community. Attendee...
12:52, 05/10/2019

Gay men are signing up for Hinge in droves because of Pete Buttigieg According to Hinge — an app that searches users’ Facebook connections to match them with friends of friends — there has been a 30 percent increase in profiles created by gay men since April 1, after Pete Buttigieg revealed he met his husband on the d...
01:26, 07/07/2019

Pete Buttigieg: white supremacy could be the end of America South Bend mayor says this ‘is the only issue that almost ended this country’ amid controversy over Trump’s racist remarksWhite supremacy “could be the lurking issue that ends this country”, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has said, ...
22:26, 07/21/2019

Pete Buttigieg is right: Tariffs are taxes on Americans Pete Buttigieg is a rising star in the Democratic party, and he certainly stood out from the crowd during Thursday night’s presidential debate. In a field containing several socialists and trade restrictionists such as Bernie Sanders, Buttigieg took ...
15:00, 06/28/2019

Pete Buttigieg Says There Have Probably Been Gay Presidents. Here’s Why That Theory Is Complicated Pete Buttigieg believes he probably won’t be the first gay president if he’s elected in 2020. In an interview with Axios on HBO, the South Bend, Ind. mayor was asked how he’d respond to critics who call him too young, too liberal an...
08:52, 06/18/2019

Buttigieg to seek outside investigations of police shooting SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) says he agrees with community members that outside investigations should take place after a fatal police shooting in South Bend, Indiana, where he’s ...
00:26, 06/24/2019

Trump mocks Biden, Sanders, Buttigieg President Donald Trump, at a rally in Panama City, Florida on Wednesday night, mocked some of the candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination. His targets included Joe Biden, Senator Bernie Sanders and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg. (May ...
13:00, 05/09/2019

Uber just launched an Amazon-like feature that could help it cash in on millennials' mobile-shopping addiction (UBER) Matt Cardy / Stringer / Getty Images Uber has announced a new partnership with Cargo for an in-car shopping experience. By downloading the app and scanning a QR code during your ride, you'll unlock deals on everything from AirPods to luxury suitcas...
03:39, 07/18/2019

Candy Crush Boss talks crunch and mobile game addiction: “We don’t do crunch time” We were invited out to Stockholm to talk to King ahead of its 5000th Candy Crush level celebration. Read on for our interview with the studio co-founder....
15:52, 07/02/2019

Democrat Harris clarifies: she won't ban private health insurance U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris was forced to clarify her position on private health insurance again on Friday, an unwelcome distraction from a standout debate performance that her campaign said drew a surge of financial contribu...
20:39, 06/28/2019

Anti-Abortion Democrat Has Big Fancy Fundraiser Cancelled A fundraiser for the anti-abortion Democrat Rep. Daniel Lipinski has been cancelled by Rep. Cheri Bustos, who heads the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC), according to the New York Times. It’s likely that the fundraiser was cancelled...
02:39, 05/23/2019

Lighthizer says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over trade pact U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he believes core concerns held by Democratic lawmakers over enforcement of labor and environmental provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement can be sorted out quickly....
22:13, 06/19/2019

No. 3 House Democrat says he believes Trump will eventually be impeached House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said Sunday he believes President Donald Trump will eventually be impeached but cautioned that Democrats need to first lay the groundwork and educate the public on the process. "I have never said he should not be impea...
03:00, 06/03/2019

Barr will be subpoenaed if he fails to appear at House hearing: Democrat U.S. Attorney General William Barr will be subpoenaed if does not appear for a hearing of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Thursday, Democratic Representative Hakeem Jeffries said on Wednesday....
05:00, 05/02/2019

Democrat Andrew Yang wants to be president - and give you $1,000 a month Andrew Yang is ready for his closeup next month at the first Democratic presidential debate, when he knows most Americans will have one question: "Who is the Asian man standing next to Joe Biden?"...
18:26, 05/15/2019

Trump may provoke U.S. lawmakers to impeach him: senior Democrat Democrats are reluctant to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump, but he may provoke such a move by continuing to obstruct Congress' efforts to oversee his administration, a senior Democratic lawmaker said on Sunday....
21:00, 05/12/2019

GOP candidate for Queens DA says he may not challenge Democrat Tiffany Cabán The Republican candidate for Queens district attorney, who is expected to take on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez-backed left-wing Democrat Tiffany Cabán in November, admitted to The Post on Wednesday that he hasn’t raised any money and may not even go thro...
02:26, 06/27/2019

Biden in his element in Iowa – is he still the Democrat most likely to beat Trump? The former vice-president’s folksy charm went down well at the state fair – but critics say the party needs a bolder 2020 candidateJoe Biden hardly seemed to be sweating.He was standing on a small wooden stage at the Iowa state fair, a large crowd ar...
13:26, 08/10/2019

Louisiana Democrat speaks out about supporting pro-life policies A pro-life Louisiana Democrat appeared on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" to discuss her ant-abortion views while Democratic presidential candidates continue to show their support for abortion rights....
05:26, 06/04/2019

Farewell, Swalwell: As One 2020 Democrat Drops Out, Will Others Follow? In the On Politics newsletter: Some candidates may be starting to realize time spent lingering at the bottom of the polls could come at a cost back home....
01:52, 07/09/2019

Democrat subpoenas U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to appear before panel The chairman of a top House committee on Thursday subpoenaed the U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan to testify before lawmakers next week after the State Department repeatedly failed to make the diplomat available.The subpoena follows a collapse in p...
01:39, 09/13/2019

Biden remains the Democrat to beat despite Iowa fumble Biden's rivals remain confident that his fumbles, like the one in Iowa this week, eventually will catch up to him, undermining his electability argument....
18:13, 08/10/2019

New poll says Biden is the only Democrat with a comfortable lead against Trump Evan Vucci/AP, NurPhoto via Getty Images Former Vice President Joe Biden is the only Democratic contender for the 2020 Election who holds a comfortable lead over President Donald Trump, according to a new poll. Biden led Trump by 10 points, well ah...
10:00, 07/08/2019

Democrat de Blasio apologizes for Che Guevara phrase in Miami Democratic presidential candidate Bill de Blasio apologized on Thursday for unwittingly quoting Ernesto "Che" Guevara, a Marxist revolutionary reviled by many Cuban-Americans for helping Fidel Castro come to power in Cuba....
02:39, 06/28/2019

Jessica Cisneros on Challenging an Incumbent Democrat: ‘There’s a Lot He Has Never Had to Justify’ Ms. Cisneros, a 26-year-old immigration lawyer, is running against a Texas lawmaker who has taken donations from immigrant detention centers. If she wins, she would be the youngest woman ever elected to Congress....
17:26, 07/04/2019

House Democrat subpoenas Mnuchin, IRS for Trump’s tax returns The Democratic chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday issued subpoenas to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Charles Rettig for six years of President Trump’s personal and business tax return...
23:26, 05/10/2019

Key Senate Democrat warns of Barr’s expanded powers WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee is sounding the alarm about the new powers that President Donald Trump has granted to Attorney General William Barr. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, in a letter obtained by The Ass...
23:00, 05/28/2019

In Texas, a Lone House Democrat Has an ‘A’ Rating From the N.R.A. Can He Survive? Representative Henry Cuellar is one of only three House Democrats with “A” ratings from the gun lobby. Now he faces a primary challenge from the left....
01:52, 09/10/2019

Senior Democrat Nadler: No deadline for Trump impeachment A senior lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives on Sunday rejected the notion that Democrats must decide whether to pursue the impeachment of Republican President Donald Trump before the 2020 election season shifts into high gear....
03:26, 07/29/2019

Latina Border Patrol officer dubbed ‘Ice Bae’ is a Democrat A Latina Border Patrol officer who went viral as #ICEBae after being photographed on-duty is a registered Democrat from Texas, records show. Kiara Cervantes, 26, identified herself Sunday on Twitter as the internet sensation who was snapped during Vi...
16:39, 07/16/2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she is considering White House run Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female African American governor last year, said on Thursday she is still considering running for president....
01:52, 05/10/2019

Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant agency approval to the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Spr...
00:52, 08/16/2019

Stacey Abrams: Georgia Democrat will not run for president in 2020 Former lawmaker who ran for governor in 2018 says she will instead focus on voting rights initiativeStacey Abrams, the former Georgia lawmaker who energized Democratic voters as a candidate for governor last year, will not run for president in 2020 a...
03:39, 08/14/2019

San Francisco Democrat under fire for using N-word in committee meeting A civil rights attorney, local Democratic Party official and former San Francisco city supervisor is in hot water after repeatedly using the N-word during a public meeting last month. Angela Alioto has apologized but is facing calls for her removal f...
12:52, 05/10/2019

2020 Democrat Jay Inslee pledges to cut oil and gas subsidies and to 'end' fracking Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee introduced a plan Monday to end all federal government subsidies for fossil fuel companies and stop production of oil, gas and coal on federal lands as step toward banning it everywhere....
14:39, 06/24/2019

House Democrat issues subpoenas for Trump tax returns WASHINGTON (AP) — A top House Democrat has issued subpoenas for six years of President Donald Trump’s tax returns, giving Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig a deadline of next Friday to deliver them. Ways and ...
00:00, 05/11/2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams won't run for Senate in 2020 ATLANTA -- Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will not run for a U.S. Senate seat in 2020, dimming her party's hopes of a Senate majority and renewing speculation about her political future after last year's unsuccessful run for governor catapul...
16:26, 04/30/2019

Senior U.S. Democrat focused on Trump impeachment, not Kavanaugh The chairman of the U.S. congressional committee responsible for launching any impeachment efforts said on Monday he is focused on investigating President Donald Trump, signaling that calls by some fellow Democrats for impeaching Trump's Supreme Cour...
08:13, 09/17/2019

The Trailer: How a moderate Democrat runs for Congress in the age of the Squad In this edition: How 2020 may shape the last congressional election of 2019, the mini-wave of Republican retirements, and whether two climate forums equal one climate debate....
00:13, 07/29/2019

House Democrat subpoenas six years of Trump tax returns Committee chair Richard Neal says treasury secretary and IRS commissioner must provide documents by 17 MayA top House Democrat on Friday issued subpoenas for six years of Donald Trump’s tax returns, giving the treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, and ...
02:52, 05/11/2019

House Democrat says current Congress may not see Trump taxes A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry....
03:00, 06/16/2019

Who's been sitting in Pelosi's chair? Democrat Ocasio-Cortez In another first for rookie congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the liberal Democrat from New York on Friday became the youngest woman to preside over the U.S. House of Representatives....
01:52, 05/11/2019

A Challenger Appears for the Title of Worst Democrat in Congress It is hard to beat Illinois congressman Dan Lipinski for the coveted title of Worst Democrat in Congress, given his positions on abortion and healthcare. But a challenger has emerged: Rep. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey, the subject of an extensive In...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Georgia Democrat Abrams rules out U.S. Senate run, says not 'best' role Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams, a rising Democratic Party star who narrowly fell short of becoming the first female black U.S. governor, said on Tuesday she would not run for the U.S. Senate in 2020 because it was not "the best role" for her....
15:52, 04/30/2019

| WATCH | Johnson & Johnson to pay $572m for opioid addiction crisis An Oklahoma judge has ordered US health care giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572m in damages for its role in fostering the state's opioid addiction crisis....
15:39, 08/27/2019

Johnson & Johnson Ordered To Pay $572 Million For Opioid Addiction Crisis An Oklahoma judge on Monday ordered US health care giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million in damages for its role in fostering the state's opioid addiction crisis....
09:13, 08/27/2019

Your Kid Should Get Mental Health Days, Too Lifehacker contributor Starre Julia Vartan wrote about the importance of taking mental health days from your job. Mental health is health, and taking care of ourselves should be a priority. But what about our kids? I’ve heard from parents who’ve admi...
02:26, 07/11/2019

From Former Mental Hospital to Recreational Hub Nearly two centuries after it was built, the South Carolina Lunatic Asylum in Columbia is being converted into a mixed-use project known as the BullStreet District....
11:13, 07/23/2019

Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac on the bench as Mezut Ozil misses Burnley clash with illness Sead Kolasinac was named on the Arsenal bench as Mesut Ozil missed out altogether through illness just over a week after the pair were withdrawn from the squad to face Newcastle over safety fears....
14:52, 08/17/2019

Maine resident contracts rare tick-borne illness that can cause brain infections, death, state CDC says A Maine resident has been infected with a rare but typically severe tick-borne illness that can cause brain infections and meningitis and, in some cases, lead to death. ...
14:52, 07/25/2019

Rise of deadly, mysterious lung illness bolsters calls for banning or strictly regulating e-cigarettes The spread of a mysterious, deadly lung illness linked to vaping is reinvigorating critics of e-cigarettes who want the government to take a much tougher stance on the devices by enacting an outright ban or limiting flavors....
12:52, 09/11/2019

Pete Buttigieg: 'Systemic racism is a white problem' Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said Thursday “systemic racism is a white problem,” adding that the United States isn’t “even halfway done dealing with” it....
16:00, 08/09/2019

Buttigieg aims to find a way to attack Fox without alienating its viewers The South Bend, Ind., mayor is hoping that calling out Trump’s favorite network and how its personalities have misled its viewers may ultimately be more winsome than ignoring Fox viewers altogether....
22:13, 05/20/2019

Angry residents confront Buttigieg at town hall Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg faced criticism Sunday from angry residents of South Bend, Indiana, at an emotional town hall meeting a week after a white police officer fatally shot a black man in the city where he is mayor. (June 2...
12:26, 06/24/2019

High hopes: Buttigieg pushes for marijuana legalization Presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg called for the legalization of marijuana at a Democratic candidates forum hosted by AARP in Iowa on Saturday. “When it comes to American drug policy, I don’t think anyone can look at it and say it’s looking w...
06:13, 07/21/2019

In Pete Buttigieg, venture capitalists see a campaign to invest in VC support for Mayor Pete seems to top that of other Democratic candidates with strong ties to the industryHe’s young, he’s white, he went to Harvard, and he loves to talk about data.If Pete Buttigieg had a product and a pitch deck, Silicon Valley’s ...
08:00, 07/30/2019

Pete Buttigieg Gives Ultra-Cringeworthy Answer on Racism During a raucous first night of the second round of Democratic primary debates, Pete Buttigieg addressed systemic racism in America—an issue he’s struggled with in the past—by insisting that he, personally, embodies the “racial divide.”...
06:26, 07/31/2019

Buttigieg says Republicans are enabling Trump's 'naked racism' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday asserted that congressional Republicans are enabling President Donald Trump's "naked racism," arguing they are not outspoken because they're afraid Trump may hurt them politically....
20:52, 07/31/2019

Buttigieg fundraising frenzy could produce eye-popping totals Don’t be surprised if Pete Buttigieg produces an eye-popping fundraising figure when the second quarter campaign cash numbers start pouring in at the beginning of July. Earlier this year the 37-year old South Bend, Indiana mayor surged in the polls –...
02:13, 06/22/2019

Sanders and Warren rising, Buttigieg edging down: poll Former Vice President Joe Biden remains the clear front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, but a new national poll is the latest to indicate a recovery by Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Buttigieg says O’Rourke will ‘scare people’ with gun confiscation threat ​WASHINGTON – Mayor Pete Buttigieg agreed that Beto O’Rourke was playing into the hands of Republicans when he told Thursday night’s Democratic debate crowd that he would “hell yes” take away their AR-15s and AK-47s. “Yes,” Buttigieg answered w...
00:13, 09/16/2019

Bill Maher: Pete Buttigieg is 'too young' to be president "Real Time" host Bill Maher said that while he likes South Bend, Ind., Mayor and Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg, he's "too young" to be president....
08:13, 06/12/2019

As Buttigieg Builds His Campaign, Gay Donors Provide the Foundation In amassing a small fortune, the South Bend mayor has had the backing of an exuberant L.G.B.T. donor base. But relying on wealthy contributors carries political risk....
11:22, 04/30/2019

Buttigieg: opposition to gay marriage will 'wash away' among black Americans Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful says change will occur when voters see his policies will work in their interestsOpposition to gay marriage among African Americans will “start to wash away”, Pete Buttigieg said on Sunday, when such voters “strugg...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Pete Buttigieg not impressed with Trump’s approval of his same-sex marriage Pete Buttigieg dismissed President Trump’s approval of the Democratic presidential candidate’s same-sex marriage. “That’s nice,” Buttigieg sarcastically said of Trump’s recent remark. “They’re paying lip service to the idea of — lik...
16:13, 05/18/2019

Watch Pete Buttigieg slow jam with Jimmy Fallon Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg made an appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" where he got funky with one of Fallon's skits....
02:00, 05/15/2019

Buttigieg wants outside investigations of South Bend police shooting Democratic presidential contender addresses town hall meetingWhite officer shot black man dead earlier this monthThe Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has faced criticism from angry black residents at an emotional town hall meeting in ...
05:13, 06/24/2019

Buttigieg offers most controversial statement yet on campaign trail: Get rid of the DH South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who's spoken in favor of workers' rights in his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, raised eyebrows Friday after reportedly championing an economic system that forces some workers to perform ad...
21:39, 08/16/2019

Buttigieg alleges Trump voters are 'supporting racism' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg suggested during Thursday night's debate that those who back President Trump and his immigration policies are “supporting racism."...
07:39, 09/13/2019

Pete Buttigieg is inspiring gay men to find love online Mayor Pete could be influencing fellow millennials to swipe right. The 37-year-old from South Bend, Indiana, is the first openly gay person to make a serious bid for the presidency, bringing greater representation to the LGBTQ community. Like many yo...
01:52, 05/29/2019

The Latest: No video of officer shooting in Buttigieg’s city SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly police shooting in the Indiana hometown of Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Authorities say no police video exists of the confrontation during which an office...
01:52, 06/18/2019

Mad magazine, Buttigieg bite back at Trump mockery Mad Magazine got in on the action between President Trump and 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg after Trump compared him to a cartoon mascot from the magazine....
04:13, 05/12/2019

Trump's new nickname for Pete Buttigieg? 'Alfred E. Neuman' President Trump mocked Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Friday afternoon, comparing the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Ind., to the longtime mascot for Mad magazine....
15:26, 05/11/2019

Pete Buttigieg Raised $24.8 Million in Second Quarter, His Campaign Says Mr. Buttigieg’s total is the latest evidence that he has gone from a long shot to a serious candidate for the Democratic nomination in a matter of months....
14:39, 07/01/2019

Joe Biden raises $21.5 million in second quarter, keeps pace with Buttigieg Former Vice President Joe Biden took in $21.5 million in the second fundraising quarter of the year, his campaign said on Wednesday, placing him behind only Pete Buttigieg among 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who have reported campaign donat...
07:00, 07/04/2019

Buttigieg returns to South Bend after man killed by police SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after a shooting involving a police officer in South Bend, the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor. Buttigieg said he changed his campaign schedule to ret...
06:52, 06/17/2019

Pete Buttigieg's interview on country radio was silenced Blair Garner, host of a nationally syndicated radio program, taped an interview with 2020 Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg in Nashville last week....
16:39, 07/22/2019

Buttigieg says Trump using Justice Department as 'his own personal law firm' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday slammed President Trump’s recent move to direct Attorney General William Barr look into the origins of the Russia investigation and if U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump's 2016 c...
21:13, 06/16/2019

'I don't see why not': Pete Buttigieg on having kids with husband in White House Democrat hopeful makes remarks on first wedding anniversaryButtigieg is first openly gay major party presidential candidateThe Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to start a family with his husband, Chasten, and says that could hap...
22:00, 06/16/2019

Buttigieg triples fundraising haul in last quarter, rakes in nearly $25M Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg hauled in a whopping $24.8 million in fundraising from nearly 300,000 donors the past three months, his campaign announced on Monday....
16:39, 07/01/2019

Pro-Immigrant Protesters Interrupt A Trump Rally And All He Can Say Is 'Democrat Mayor!' Pro-immigrant protesters interrupted Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Cincinnati, Ohio on Thursday night while the president questioned the party affiliation of the mayor. Just over 30 minutes into his usual rambling campaign speech, Trump started in...
11:39, 08/02/2019

Apple News debuts a guide to the 2020 Democrat hopefuls Apple wants you to take its news service seriously. To demonstrate its potential beyond a simple headline aggregation platform, it's launched its own candidate guide ahead of the 2020 Democratic debates. The guide contains facts, biographies and...
16:52, 06/26/2019

Illinois Democrat and ex-ICE chief spar at hearing about child migrants U.S. Rep. Jesus Chuy Garcia and former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Homan got into a testy exchange Friday during a House hearing where the Illinois Democrat asked him if he doesn't care about migrant children under his ...
00:26, 07/13/2019

U.S. House could slap $25,000 per day contempt fines on Trump advisers: Democrat A senior Democratic lawmaker has suggested fines of $25,000 a day for contempt on U.S. officials who stonewall congressional investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration....
20:39, 05/10/2019

Democrat BET founder praises Trump, says party 'moved too far to the Left' Black Entertainment Television founder and Democrat Robert Johnson praised President Donald Trump for the state of the economy and also accused the Democratic Party of going too far to the Left in an interview with CNBC Tuesday....
05:26, 07/10/2019